Mortal Kombat 1 Fans Are Going to Extreme Lengths to Avoid Microtransactions

Back in the day, the only reason you’d consider changing the date of your console’s clock is for Easter eggs, like The End boss battle in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. But it’s 2023, almost 2024, and now players are manipulating time due to more nefarious reasons: namely the controversial microtransactions in Mortal Kombat … Read more

Scientists Discover Genes That Turn a Peaceful Fungus Into a Carnivorous Killer : ScienceAlert

A common, widespread fungus that’s probably hiding in your garden soil right this moment is capable of transforming into a formidable predator when it gets too hungry. Scientists have known about the hunting abilities of Arthrobotrys oligospora since at least the 1980s, but they’re still in the process of figuring out exactly how this otherwise … Read more

UCSF study reveals THC can affect blood vessels

(KRON) — It’s long been known that people who smoke tobacco are at a higher risk of having heart problems. Now, a team of researchers at UCSF have found that marijuana products also pose the same risk. What’s particularly interesting is that burning any plant can release toxic chemicals, but apparently eating THC products can … Read more

Chinese Rocket And Secret Payload Caused Double Crater on The Moon : ScienceAlert

Researchers think they’ve finally confirmed the identity of an object that smashed into the Moon on 4 March 2022 – and explained why the piece of space debris left two craters on the lunar surface, rather than one. The object, according to a team of engineers-turned-detectives from the University of Arizona, is the Long March … Read more

How Hearing Loss Rewires the Brain

Researchers found that hearing loss in older adults is linked to brain changes in areas related to sound processing and executive functions, potentially increasing the risk of dementia. Protective measures such as hearing aids and avoiding loud noises are suggested to mitigate this risk. Increased dementia risk associated with hearing impairment may come from compensatory … Read more

Webb Space Telescope Detects Unexplained Structures in Heart of Milky Way

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed image of the Sagittarius C region near the Milky Way’s core, revealing a dense star-forming area with numerous protostars and infrared-dark clouds. This observation offers new perspectives on star formation and the dynamics of our galaxy’s center. (Artist’s concept, see Webb image below.) The play of … Read more